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Formosa Plastics Formolene® 4142N Injection Molding Polypropylene

Category Polymer , Thermoplastic , Polypropylene (PP) , Polypropylene, Molded
Manufacturer Formosa Plastics Corporation, USA
Trade Name Formolene®
Port Ningbo port,China
Trade Terms FOB, CFR, CIF
Payment Terms L/C, T/T, Western Union
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Material Notes:
Homopolymer with Nucleating, Antistat AdditivesApplications: Appliance, closure and thin wall applications.Formolene 4142N is a medium viscosity, highly isotactic polypropylene homopolymer designed primarily for appliance, closure and thin wall applications. It contains a unique combination of stabilizers including nucleators and antistats that give it an excellent balance of stiffness and toughness. Formolene 4142N fills molds easily and sets up quickly.Meets all requirements of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration as specified in 21 CFR 177.1520, covering safe use of polyolefin articles intended for direct food contact.Specimens were injection molded according to the conditions specified in ASTM D4101.Information provided by Formosa Plastics Corporation, USA.
Physical Properties Metric English Comments
Density 0.900 g/cc
0.0325 lb/in³
ASTM D1505
Melt Flow 12 g/10 min

@Temperature 230 °C
12 g/10 min

@Temperature 446 °F
I<sub>2</sub>; ASTM D1238
Mechanical Properties Metric English Comments
Hardness, Rockwell R 110
Tensile Strength, Yield 40.0 MPa
5800 psi
2" (50mm) per min.; ASTM D638
Elongation at Yield 6.5 %
6.5 %
2" (50mm) per min.; ASTM D638
Flexural Modulus 1.86 GPa
270 ksi
1.3mm per min, 1% secant; ASTM D790
Izod Impact, Notched 0.320 J/cm
0.600 ft-lb/in
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